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Shipham Church of England First School


Pre School Leader - Shipham First School


27 hours per week over 4 days (Term Time only)

Grade 12 -  £22,183 to £25,481 pro rata



We are looking for an inspiring and forward-thinking practitioner to lead our friendly and highly valued Pre-School into the future.  You will join a hardworking and committed team in providing the very best for the children in our care.


Job Title:  Pre-School Leader 


Location:  Shipham Pre-School (part of Shipham CE First School)


Responsible to: The Headteacher 


Responsible for:  Pre-school Practitioners, Pre-school Assistants, Pre-School Administrator, volunteer staff, parent helpers and visitors


Job Purpose:

  • To provide inclusive play and learning opportunities for all children attending the setting and to maintain a safe, stimulating and enjoyable environment;
  • To fulfil legal and statutory requirements;
  • To lead, motivate and professionally develop a small team of dedicated staff;
  • To contribute to and to implement early years policies;
  • To build strong links with all stakeholders but primarily parents/carers and other teaching professionals the main school


Safeguarding Requirement

Shipham CE First School is committed to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people. It is a requirement of all staff that they share this commitment and follow the prescribed policy and procedure to continuously promote a culture of safeguarding across the whole organisation.


Completed applications should be emailed to the school office at for the attention of Will Ewens (Head Teacher)


Closing Date: 12pm on Wednesday 14th October 2020

Interview Date: Wednesday 21st October 2020